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Getting started on tesselations

Postby esato » September 9th, 2005, 4:44 pm

Hi.

I´ve never folded any kind of tesselation, but as I am highly interested in geometrical figures (love modular origami) I´d like to start folding some.

Does anyone know of any diagram for a simple tesselation ? I´ve seen some CPs around, I wonder if there are any diagrams anywhere.

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Postby Frydrych » September 9th, 2005, 5:35 pm

esato wrote:I´ve never folded any kind of tesselation


Neither have I, but I've seen some step by step instructions on how to fold Fujimoto's tessellations at Ravi Apte's gallery.

I guess they're nice ones to start with.
Greg, Grzegorz actually, but try to pronounce it
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Postby esato » September 9th, 2005, 5:53 pm

Thank you !
I had previously visited that website, but I had missed the step by step instructions !
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Postby gila o » September 9th, 2005, 9:03 pm

Eric Gjerde has a website on tessellation-
http://www.origamitessellations.com/
You can find in his links very interesting folds and also diagrams.Eric himself has nice diagrams .Alex Batemen has a good site .I also like twists and tessellation.
my folds-http://www.origamitips.com/gallery.php?menu=folder&search=folder&value=Oren+Gila
I think Fujimoto's tessellations are hurd to start with but you can never know until you try.
Good luck!
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Postby JMcK » September 10th, 2005, 3:11 pm

Helena Verrill had an excellent website with tessellations, but unfortunately it expired.
You can still find it on archive.org, though.
E.g.
Square twist instructions
Main page

The images in the above links are very slow to load, but they did appear for me eventually.
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Postby Brimstone » September 10th, 2005, 7:52 pm

The only page with instructions for tessellations that I know of is Ravi Apte's. I tried it and succeded doing the 11 stage Fujimoto tessellation, the hydrangea is a lot of fun too.

Why don't you give it another try and come back here and ask where you are stuck. Ravi himslef is quite helpful too.
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Postby esato » September 11th, 2005, 3:36 am

Thanks for the replies.
I managed to fold the waterbomb base tesselation which mleonard posted on this topic http://snkhan.co.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=293&highlight=waterbomb

It got me started, now I'll try more advanced stuff :)
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Postby esato » September 11th, 2005, 5:27 pm

gila o wrote:Eric Gjerde has a website on tessellation-
http://www.origamitessellations.com/
You can find in his links very interesting folds and also diagrams.Eric himself has nice diagrams .Alex Batemen has a good site .I also like twists and tessellation.
my folds-http://www.origamitips.com/gallery.php?menu=folder&search=folder&value=Oren+Gila
I think Fujimoto's tessellations are hurd to start with but you can never know until you try.
Good luck!


Hi, Gila. I loved your gallery, your articles and your website in general. I learned how to make tissue foil from your article (it´s so well written and funny, made me laugh a few times). I have made some but I haven´t got the courage to fold anything with it now. It costs so much and is such a hassle to make it that I´ll save it for something really special.

By the way, I loved the symetric kawasaki field (http://www.origamitips.com/view.php?id=169). Where did you got the diagram for it?
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Postby gila o » September 11th, 2005, 6:43 pm

Hello esato',
I've been misunderstood.I am only a guest in Gilad Naor website. He wrote the article about the tisue foil and the web site is his. and all your credits belong to him.My gallery is under my name Oren Gila/and Iam glad you liked my folds .
Here is the diagram for the symetric kawaski field -
http://www.csulb.edu/~gpickett/Origami_ ... _field.pdf
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